Tourist Places To Visit In WakefieldThe Hepworth, Sandal Castle, Wakefield Cathedral, Wakefield Museum, Thornes Park, Chantry Chapel of St Mary the Virgin, Mental Health Museum and many more.
Wakefield, which is a cathedral city, has plenty of places to visit in Wakefield including parks, museums, castles and more. The city which was once known for its coal mining heritage, cathedrals and rhubarb, has now also become a popular tourist destination in Yorkshire. The city is nestled in West Yorkshire, approximately 9 miles South of Leeds on the beautiful river Calder.
Among the many amazing tourist places to visit in Wakefield is the contemporary art and sculpture display at the Hepworth Wakefield. The historic Wakefield cathedral has one of the tallest spires in Yorkshire and offers a beautiful change of pace and peaceful interior. A stroll around the Yorkshire sculpture park or cycling through the beautiful landscapes of the nature reserve at Haw Park Wood offers visitors a relaxing atmosphere. Wakefield has many amazing restaurants and cafes that offer world-class cuisines and delectable dishes. Theatre fans will love the theatrical masterpiece theatre Royal in Wakefield which was designed by Frank Matcham, a Victorian architect.